In this issue: Cornell College’s strategic plan, Cornell College-style road trips, a new Orange Carpet, King Chapel gets a lift.
The Cornell College Department of Theatre is hosting a staged reading of Tim Slover’s “Virtue” on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on the Cornell College campus in the Plumb-Fleming Studio Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public. The audience is invited to remain in the theatre for a talk with the cast, playwright and director following the reading. This event is intended for mature audiences.
Distinguished Visiting Writer Sandra Beasley will read from her poetry and prose on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Van Etten-Lacey House. Beasley is on campus to teach an advanced creative writing course, Stranger Than Fiction: Creative Writing about the Sciences.
Teen Vogue’s website posted an article Tuesday naming Cornell College as one of six non-traditional colleges that readers might be interested in. The article focuses on Cornell’s distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum and the advantages it offers.
James Falzone’s Allos Musica will perform the second Music Monday concert of the year on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in King Chapel.
Carol Enns, professor of psychology at Cornell College, won the 2013 Florence Denmark and Mary Reuder award for “outstanding international contributions to the psychology of women and gender” from the American Psychological Association.
“Verde green”, an installation by University of Iowa art professor Isabel Barbuzza, will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery from Nov. 3 through Dec. 1.
Sue Lifson, Cornell College librarian and professor emerita, died Oct. 10. She was 76. A Celebration of Life is set for 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the First Presbyterian Church
For the fourth year in a row business publisher Kiplinger has named Cornell College one of the 100 best values in liberal arts colleges.
A memorial service for Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business Don Cell is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. in King Chapel.
He died on June 12 of an acute aortic dissection. He was 81 and taught at Cornell College for 38 years, from 1962 until his retirement in 2000.